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Governor Whitmer issues Stay Home, Stay Safe; executive order, suspending in-person operations not necessary to sustain or protect life
Today (March 23, 2020), Governor Gretchen Whitmer signed the “Stay Home, Stay Safe” Executive Order (EO 2020-21), directing all Michigan businesses and operations to temporarily suspend in-person operations that are not necessary to sustain or protect life.
A letter from The Right Place, Inc. President & CEO, Birgit Klohs: Preparing your business for further COVID-19 business restrictions
As your business navigates the new realities posed by the COVID-19 pandemic, the team at The Right Place, Inc. will continue to be your trusted resource during these uncertain times. Our neighboring states in Ohio and Illinois have issued executive orders declaring residents “shelter in place”, and this morning Governor Whitmer issued a similar “Stay at Home, Stay Safe” order.
Governor Whitmer Signs executive order temporarily closing hair, nail and tanning salons, other non-essential personal care services
On March 21, 2020, Governor Gretchen Whitmer signed Executive Order 2020-20, which makes clear that all facilities that provide non-essential personal care services must temporarily close. These services include hair, nail, tanning, massage, spa, tattoo, body art and piercing services, and similar services that require individuals to be within 6 feet of each other.
Urgent need for Michigan manufacturers to produce Personal Protection Equipment
Last night we received a list of needed personal protection equipment products from the Emergency Management and Homeland Security Division, Michigan State Police. The products are intended for use for health care workers and first responders.
Governor Whitmer signs executive order temporarily suspending evictions
On Friday, March 20, 2020, Governor Gretchen Whitmer signed into effect Executive Order 2020-19, which allows tenants and mobile home owners to remain in their homes during the COVID-19 pandemic even if they are unable to stay current on their rent.
Pure Michigan Business Connect launches statewide platform to connect buyers and suppliers of critical items
Pure Michigan Business Connect (PMBC) has launched a virtual procurement assistance tool to assist in sourcing health and human service supply needs amid the COVID-19 outbreak.
Governor Whitmer signs executive order temporarily authorizing remote public meetings
On March 18, 2020, Governor Gretchen Whitmer signed Executive Order 2020-15 to order a temporary change to the Open Meetings Act to allow public bodies to conduct their meetings electronically, while also facilitating public participation, until April 15, 2020 at 11:59PM.
DTE Energy Assistance Policies and Programs during COVID-19
In the face of the global coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, DTE is taking the following measures to help ensure every one of its customers has energy during this time.
Governor Whitmer signs executive order expanding child care access during COVID-19
On March 18, 2020 Governor Gretchen Whitmer signed Executive Order 2020-16 to expand the capacity for child care services for health care workers, first responders, and other members of the essential workforce providing critical infrastructure to Michiganders during the coronavirus (COVID-19) crisis.
MICHauto adds new senior director to provide additional support amid COVID-19 challenges
MICHauto recently announced the addition of Carolyn Sauer to its team. Sauer will serve as senior director and promote MICHauto’s mission centered on advocacy, talent, convening, and next-generation mobility. She will also manage stakeholders and events, as well as support operations, fundraising, and strategic partnerships.